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    October 4, 2012
    7:00 - 9:00am PDT  

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a stalled work vehicle triggers system-wide bart delays. i will tell you about the update we got from bart and how long it will take. >> we are learning more about a double fatal shooting. we will tell you what neighbors are telling us. >> i will eliminate all programs by this test, if they
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don't pass it, it is so critical today have to borrow from china. >> he is going to have a busy day. >> find out who came out the winner in the poll. >> police in one city could be on the brink of a drastic change. mornings on two begins right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell, thursday, october 4th. we begin with developing news on the morning commute. bart has been experiencing major system-wide delays to the past two hours. ktvu's alex savidge is live there with developments. >> reporter: good morning, yes, this was a stalled work vehicle that had triggered delays earlier on. but that problem has been taken care of. we did just get word from bart a couple of minutes ago that
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all of their trains this morning are now running on time. earlier on the delays were significant. show you video of what it looks like here with video. a bart spokesman told us they were experiencing 40 minute delays on two lines from the east bay into san francisco. that would be those lines. this was because of a maintenance vehicle blocking tracks early this morning south of the mcarthur station. now that vehicle has been cleared out of the way but trains were backed up. everything started about 4:30 this morning when that vehicle that rides actually on the bart tracks itself came off the tracks and the obviously the bart trains going through that area had to slow down. the delays were frustrating for bart riders. >> i am supposed to catch an amtrak to sacramento, so if i miss that train it is an hour
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and a half wait so i might not go to sacramento today. >> it goes with the territory, bart mainly is clean, safe, economical way to get to work, you just have to understand sometimes there will be mechanical error, sometimes you know even a human failure once in a while. it goes with the territory. >> bart passengers seem to by pretty understanding this morning. workers had to work throughout the early morning to clear up this problem and bring in a separate vehicle to remove the stalled work truck on the tracks and did that. still unclear this morning talking with a bart spokesperson why that vehicle got stuck in the first place or why it came off the tracks, triggering these delays but workers were called in and inspected the tracks and everything looks fine and all 60 trains are on time this morning. live at the mcarthur station,
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alex savidge. >> a former marine is accused of shooting his two neighbors. claudine wong is there to tell us what led up to the shooting and the relationship between the suspect and the victims. >> reporter: dave, neighbors here painting the picture for us that doesn't make sense with what happened last night. let's take you through it. this is the driveway of the home where the shooting happened. neighbors tell us a couple lives there and was often seen in their driveway with friends. let's show you where the suspect lives. right across the street in this home. that is where 65-year-old martin lived and was out a lot with his dog, a former marine and people say he was helpful and also tell us both parties got along. something happened last night though and we are still not sure what led up to it. all we know is police said around 6:00 p.m. he walked across the street and
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shot two people. those victims have not been identified, we have been given their ages as 50 and 58. one woman whose mother lived in the neighborhood was in tears. >> i missed the tears and he said do you know what happened. and i said it. i googled it and saw it and said i can't believe it, i got to go see it. >> after the shooting there was a stand off but then the spokesperson convinced him to surrender and they removed the bodies and they cleaned it all up but residents still find it all hard to believe. >> quite shocking because it is a quiet neighborhood and from these two guys, today are very good friends from what i see and the guy across the street always help around the neighborhood you know cleaning
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yards, help pick up you know garbage. >> this is a picture from facebook that we got this morning of martin, again 65 years old, in the marines, served in viet nam, grew up in hayward, so a local guy and again well-known out here in this glen cove neighborhood that neighbors say is a very very quiet neighborhood. you can see as we come back out here live the marine core flag and stickers on his vehicle out in his garage, parents -- neighbors say he lived here alone and has adult children who live out of state. claudine wong, ktvu channel do news. >> 7:06. the chp is investigating a crash of an out of control truck on 880 in hayward around midnight on 880 south north of jackson street. two people were trapped in the overturned truck when emergency responders arrived. >> the vehicle for some reason veered to the right. it left the roadway and ended up overturning. >> officers say the two people
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in the truck complained of pain and did require medical attention. critics of the oakland police department want the federal government to take it over. coming up at 7:45, a court appointed police monitor weighs in. his thoughts on the department's response during an occupy protest. >> time now 7:06. in election news mitt romney's campaign is re- energized after what many are calling a solid performance in the debate with president obama. >> i apologize mr. president, i use that term with all respect. >> coming up for you at 7:15, which of the candidates did the best according to debate watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in
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oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to ktvu.com and look for the hot topic section and there is a lot going on. >> a lot going on. >> uh-huh. >> you always warn drivers to be careful. >> keep your eyes on the road. >> keep your eyes on the road.
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we keep our eyes on sal. >> traffic is doing well around the bay area. as a matter of fact, looking at at the bay bridge, which is normal, for this time of the morning this is not unusual to have a big back up. it has become the new normal for this traffic to be backed up for a 25 to 30 minute they but no problems on the bridge. an earlier stalled vehicle, they removed that. bart is back on time by the way according to bart after earlier delays. this is north and southbound 101. we have congestion here on southbound 101 right there at the 80 split as you can see on the right-hand-side of your screen. san jose. northbound 101 heavy traffic and 280 taking a beating downtown as people want to get into cupertino and sunnyvale and it is busy and 85 is slow through los gatos and saratoga. let's go to steve. >> we have a lot of fog.
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it took the turn and did that there took a while for some but everyone started too feel a breeze late in the day but not before 90s hit. that is not the case today. it is there, the coast and much of the city notice the big drop in temperatures yesterday. that temperature drop will continue today. but for those inland, 50s 60s there, 70s inland and with 80s west wind. a very hot san francisco to now a cool two days ago, 90, yesterday 74, today 62, so again be careful what you wish for. i want it to be warmer, where is my summer there it goes with that and that and that. 50s and 60s on the temperatures when you get a west-southwest to travis almost 30 miles an hour in a westerly direction or southwest almost everywhere else yesterday at this time it was calm, calm, quiet, not the case today. building high up into the gulf of alaska is an area of high pressure. this low right there is heading towards us and that is going to
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keep us in a much cooler pattern. so the temperatures drop today 15 maybe 20 degrees there. a solid fog bank out there, from a very very hot to a much much cooler as we will take us into today and tomorrow. 60s, 70s, or some 80s really at best here. i think this is the last day for 80s for days, berkeley 67, 79 more gabbing hills fremont 73, 70 san mateo, 73 redwood city, cooling continues and the fog chewed up on the coast, partly cloudy, cool and breezy, maybe showers then. >> 7:11. in san francisco there is a deal on a new contract for workers at fine art museums, this comes after today held protests last month at those places, angry about lower pay
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for new hires and higher healthcare costs. some will pay for them and get pay increases. >> of course, the debate prompted feedback but one comment from a top company has sparked outrage because it made a reference to the president dead grandmother. >> also after disappointment a glimmer of good news for facebook. ♪ [ man ] when i'm in my zone... every move i make is a statement... ♪
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rick can day parade on sunday. officers say dpuz man threw beer at them. the police commissioner suspended him for 30 days with the spent to dismiss him. the 6th high ranch king officer accused of misconduct in the last two months. the federal government is investigating claims that anticipate israel protests created a hostile environment for jewish students at uc berkeley. the u.s. department of education launched an investigation into the charges filed in july by recent graduates. the complaint says the school's annual apartheid weekend couraged hate speech. the university says the protests are free speech. >> 7:15, a new poll shows republican presidential candidate mitt romney was the big winner in the debate last night. jacqueline live in the bureau doing fact checking about some of the statements made in that debate. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney
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stood out last night for being aggressive, constantly calling out president obama, keeping him on the defensive side. mitt romney also didn't back down when the two butted hads over tax plans. the president says romney's plans will raise taxes or increase the deficit. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion dollar tax cut on top of the extension of bush tax cuts another trillion dollars and 2 trillion in military spending they have not asked for. >> first of all i don't have a 5 trillion dollar tax cut or a tax cut of the scale you are talking about. >> romney says he will offset cuts by closing loopholes and reducing reductions but vague on which ones. they will face off again later in new york and florida. both candidates are back on the campaign trail today. mitt romney in virginia while the president has campaign
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stops in colorado and wisconsin. jacqueline feld, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the corporation kitchen aid is apologizing for a tweet sent from their account during the debate. the message refered to a moment when president obama was talking about his grandmother's death, highlighting the purpose of medicare and social security. a tweet posted by a -- by kitchen aide said obama's g-ma even knew it was going to be bad. she died three days before he became president, end of quote. the marketing director says the person who sent that message couldn't be tweeting for them any more. >> 7:17. bay area residents gathered there last night. supporters gathered in downtown walnut creek. two miles away romney supporters were at the republican party headquarters, both sides gave their candidates high marks. >> i am thrilled with romney so far, driving the debate,
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framing the issues and obama is in a responsive forum. he is responding to romney as opposed to carrying the debate. >> i give an edge slightly to obama. i think he is doing an effective job is explaining just what he is accomplished the last 4 years. >> both republicans and democrats say that while the debate was important there is still four more weeks of campaigning before the election. we have more information on our website including a fact check of statements made last night. in half an hour i will talk live with the political analyst who was at the debate for her taken on it. find more on our website. >> 7:18, san mateo county has rejected three reports that question the need for a new jail. one report said the county could ease overcrowding in jails by releasing low risk inmates waiting for trial and
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can't afford bail. san mateo sheriff greg mound says there are areas where they could improve but for the willing to risk public safety. another report found more could be done to expedite court cases and transfer inmates from other jurisdictions. this morning mark zuckerberg announced facebook has more than 1 billion active users every month. the facebook founder said that as he updated his facebook page status. that was good news amid the kind of difficult times they have been having. he did acknowledge that saying face book is in a tough cycle and that does not help moral but people are focused owned what they are building. they came up with a way to make sure their posts stand out. it has tested a promoted post option. users can click the promote option and pay a fee when they
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are posting it and it shows up higher. it has been about 7 dollars per promoted post. >> 7:19. peace has been restored on american idol after video was posted showing a verbal spat. they posted her cursing and threatening mariah carey, sources tell us they were embarrassed by it and trying to move beyond it. american idol's 12's season airs on ktvu in january. call it kind of a diva detaint. >> 7:20. steve told you it is going to get cool and it has begun. look at the clouds. steve is coming back. he will tell you how much colder it is going to get and will it last into the weekend. >> the feel good story of the bay area. >> sutterfield, ball game,
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western division. >> that was an amazing game. the amazing oakland as, now division champs, how one player greeted the co-owner lou wolf after the victory. >> northbound 101, look at that slow traffic. i will tell you how you can get around it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding.
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erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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7:22. the story book season of the oakland as has at least one more chapter. >> fly ball. center field. ball game. >> like butter. at a sold out coliseum yesterday the as beat the rangers 12-5. they won the american league western division. that win on the final day of the regular season capped one of the greatest comebacks in baseball history. at one time the as trailed texas by 13 games.
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>> i am pretty motion emotional about this. >> that is what it is about. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> that is him pouring the champagne on the boss' head and smoking his cigar, yeah, he had a good time right there. the as will play the american league central division champs, the tigers. the first two games played in detroit. the first game saturday at 3:00 p.m. and game two on sunday, then the teams come back to oakland to game 3 on tuesday. >> 7:24. it has been a while since the bay area has had two teams in the playoffs, of course, the giants clinched and gearing up for post-season play and buster posey has another reason to celebrate. he has would be the batting
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title and the first catcher to win it in years, and they expect him to win the mvp which is impressive because of that. and the giants by the way will go up against them. game one is then, game 2 also there then and it then moves to cincinnati, when i think about dusty baker i think about the world series, 3 and a half years old, he was the batboy and went to get the bat and caused chaos, they changed the rules because of that. >> it was exciting. >> amazing play. >> yeah. >> uh-huh. >> 7:25, let's check in with sal. i know you are ready for baseball. i am guessing that. >> i am. when i think about that, i think about when dusty took the ball from russ ortiz but -- >> yeah. >> we won't get into that. we won't. still kind of painful there. actually he didn't take it. he let him have the ball.
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right? that's what happened, anyway, let's -- let's move on here. traffic is slow at the macarthur maze at the corner here and slow traffic there. northbound 101 in san francisco is also slow, southbound 101 looks like there is a slow down approaching the 80 split as well so a lot of slow traffic getting into san francisco when you get there and slow traffic as well. the maps here, 101 from 85 up to sunnyvale slow due to accidents, if you lack look a lot of red, 7:26, let's go to steve. >> forward, never back. >> okay. >> we have that and that and there is a strong sea breeze for some and under the low cloud deck gray skies and temperatures have come down. they will settle in probably if not friday saturday so that
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will continue. take a jacket, some clearing between then and then for the maneuvers then tomorrow looks like if not even more that fog banks has lifted in a big way around 1800, 2000 feet, yesterday no fog at this time except there and that was shallow but it is there now. 50s and 60s. i mean there are temperatures low 60s but when you get a west- southwest there to almost 30 yesterday at this time i think it was three so everything changed, that low there is going to move over us but it may not be until sunday. it doesn't have moisture with it but this there could be showers monday-tuesday. in the p meantime it is that and that, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s for that but out of there after i think tomorrow. friday, saturday, into sunday with your weekend as in view looks cool and breezy, maybe partly cloudies, early next week. >> thank you, san francisco will get a new arming bishop but won't be without
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controversy, the protest planned for his installation. >> reporter: a birthday party turns deadly. police are investigating. we will tell you what they know. >> plus how the america's cup village in san francisco will be changed. the two teams who say that means they wasted millions of dollars.
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it is 7:30, a deadly birthday party became the scene of a deadly shooting overnight. someone shot a man outside a home there when janine de la vega joins us with the latest information you have received from police. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police are back at the station piecing this together. you could see this morning people have been grieving the loss of a 24-year-old man. now he doesn't live here. he was barbecuing outside the house when he got shot. around 10 people were at this house there celebrating a birthday party. police say today received a 911 call at 12:30. when they arrived they found a 24-year-old man shot with gunshot wound. 1 witness there describes it. >> we were outside barbecuing, all you hear is about three to four guys outside cooking barbecue, run into the house
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and all you hear is saying shots, shots fired, shots fired, the guy that had got shot runs into the house, drops to the floor. >> the man died there. the witness told us others there reportedly saw gang members wearing blue running away but police say they think the only -- the victim was the one who saw the shooter. detectives are telling us it appears to be gang related but friends of the victim say he was not a gang member and nobody was wearing gang colors. no one is in custody and we do not have a description. this is san jose's 36 homicide. janine de la de la vega, channel 2 news. >> another man was killed there downtown. police say the fight happened around 8:30. he was pronounced dead before
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10:00. >> police also investigating another shooting. a deputy shot a suspicious man on the cal train tracks. this happened at a maintenance facility near the station and delayed trains during the rush hour. news chopper two was flying over the scene. police say the man had been lying on the tracks and became aggressive when a deputy approached him. the deputcalled for back up when he started picking things up off the ground to use as weapons. >> he displayed a aggressive behavior that the deputy believed was a danger to his safety and that of the other deputies. >> police say the 29-year-old moon is from san jose, his injuries are not life- threatening. investigators want to know if he is mentally ill or under the influence of drugs. later today he will take
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over as the new catholic archbishop, installed at 2:00 during a mass there. he was served as bishop of oakland and is a supporter of california's same sex marriage ban. gay rights supporters say they will protest outside the church. >> 7:33. the america's cub village plan is changing and some teams are not happy with the idea. villages for fans to get a close look at the boats and crew were supposed to be at peers 30 to 32 and peers 27 and 29. a third area is being built at marina green. now the america's cup event authority says it is going to cut the money allocated for the villages at peers 32-30, instead spent on the village at marina green, but teams italy and new zealand are based there and say this is not fair and have spent millions on the facilities housing their boats,
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which is now a waste. today the group that owns the peak of that will outline its latest plan for the sites, the mid-peninsula open space district wants to open it to them. the district is scheduled to decide later if the old radar tower should be demolished, citizens support keeping the old building known as the cube but costs way heavily on all decisions. >> 7:35. new dna. >> reporter: edly has matched the discovery of a foot so a missing san bruno camper. joseph mchenry disappeared in march after hiking look a beach in pacifica. a fisherman found the foot and part of a leg in the water three weeks later. tests performed on that leg has matched mchenry, they say there is still a possibility he may
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be alive. police want your help, trying to find two men suspected of robbing a bank in livermore, that happened yesterday there. the suspects described as african american men in their 20s, with short hair. one of the suspects said to be about 5'9," was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and shorts with a purple bag or bandana. the second suspect was seen wearing a black shirt with a gold imprint and blue jeans. >> it is 7:36. new this morning turkey's parliament is authorizing military sanctions against syria but says this is for this is not a declaration of war as they continue to do that. an aid says this is in response to an attack that killed 5 women. they say syria should consider it a warning. according to a new book
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osama bin laden could have ended up in trial if he had surrendered. for his book in the finish the journalist interviewed the president and the president is quoted as saying he would have argued in favor of giving osama bin laden the full rights of a criminal defendant. he also would have tried osama bin laden as the mastermind of the september 11th attacks. the book is set to be released on october 16th. >> later this morning three supervisors will call for an investigation into scams that target old women. thieves are convincing victims to put their jewelry into a bag to ward off bad spirits and don't open it for jewel days and when they do the jewelry has been replaced by rocks. police say these thieves are targeting chinese woman who don't have bank accounts. critics of smart meters have declared today a national
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day of action. they want utility companies all over the nation to stop installing smart meters. they claim they are dangerous and have caused health problems and invaded the privacy of the customer and triggered fires. >> 7:37. pg&e is asking a judge to not allow punitive damages to be awarded in an upcoming trial. the company said it should not have to pay damages because it was not aware the pipe posed a public risk. any damages will be in addition to that. the judge is scheduled to rule on the motion later. >> 7:38. let's check in with gal. can you help the folks on 280? >> it is slow there. if you are driving in the south bay you don't have good alternate routes.
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we will talk about that as well. we will look at 280 here northbound. look at all that slow traffic there. 101 is also very slow coming intro the capitol expressway. as a matter of fact if we go to the maps i will show you the entire south bay picture. we saw 280, 85 is slow, 101 is slow. a combination of earlier problems just a lot of people on the road this morning getting through the south bay. fremont heavy traffic southbound 880, near tennyson there is a new crash there. in contra costa county highway 4 westbound is slow from antioch to there and pleasant hill and a live picture of the bay bridge toll plaza, that is also super slow backed up to the mcg mcmaze, so a lot of slow traffic at this hour, 7:thriven let's go to steve. >> all right, sal, well, pretty shot here, yesterday was clear skies, not the case today, sun
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breaking through a big fog bank. i will tell you it has lifted and continues to get there and has been howling inland. high clouds clipping us. no big deal if you are under that you can't see them. all in thing of a cooling trend and did it cool down, 30 degrees cooler. that fog came there, there and right went up there and temperatures drop. well today the inland temperatures go way down, 90s yesterday, that will not be the case yesterday or today i should say. hot to cool there. two days ago 94 degrees, yesterday 74. today going 62. under mostly cloudy skies. upper 50s, low 60s. these lows have been there all morning long. they are not going to change. we get a breeze anywhere out of the west or south or just a sea breeze in place way out even to the sacramento delta that tells you that is is cooler. very strong cold system into
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montana and north north dakota is going to do that. it is going to do that the question is that. either way it has ramped up that fog bank, so inland temperatures down 15 degrees today and the fog and low clouds hanging out by the coast so a much much cooler forecast today that takes us into friday and saturday projected highs tomorrow 60s and 70s. i mean as far as you can go. today 80s, maim 60s, 70s, 80s, those are your temperatures there in those areas. cooling continues. could be improvement in the sunshine department for the coast on sunday into monday, might be showers inland by
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monday. >> big change. thank you. 7:41. new this morning google has reached an agreement with major u.s. publishers over its book scanning project. a lawsuit filed is still unresolved. the lawsuits came after google announced plans to scan millions of books from public and university libraries and make them available on line. terms of the settlement have not been released. what is moving the markets this morn and the latest snapshot of the jobs picture ahead of the big monthly report. the california law being challenged by sex offenders. what it has to do with halloween. i moved to new york to work in fashion.
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stocks opening higher on wall street following an encouraging report on the labor market and better sales from retail chains, retailers reported september sales that came in ahead of estimates. a live look, the dow up 85, the nasdaq up 8, s&p up 9. the number of americans filing for first time unemployment benefits rose to 367,000 last week, up 4000 from the week before, but it is still fewer than the 370,00 economists had forecast. california's jobless number dropped by more than 13,000 after fewer layoffs in the service tech tore than the week before. tomorrow the big monthly unemployment number comes out. it is expected to go up slightly from the current 8.1% nationally. jet blue is offering a way for travelers to live up their to threats to leave the country if today preferred candidate does not win the presidential
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election. jet blue says it will give away 2012 seats or 1006 round trip flights focus mirs who vote no the candidate that loses, you must register on the website and say who they are voting for. all the backers of the losing candidate will be entered in a drawing for free flights on their international routes. the first presidential debate of the election season is over and despite hard hits from both sides one candidate is being called a clear winner. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran 4 years ago, that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you will trickle down government would work. >> are we going to double down on the top down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> san francisco political reporter joins us live on the phone from a rally for the
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president taking place now there. good morning. >> good morning. >> i am glad you are near because i am curious what the reaction is since mitt romney seems to have been the clear winner. >> we have tens of thousands of people lined up since dawn, apparently undetoured by those reviews. a lot of people not mitt romney looked aggressive, energetic and obama looked muted and meandering, it was an off night for president obama and a knockout for mitt romney and yet obama supporters are here by the thousand this morning. he is speaking to them and they look energized, so colorado a very big state, obama seems to be pulling ahead. it is a swing state and he is in california and san francisco on monday fund-raising. >> that's right. this was focused on domestic
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issues and they got bogged down on issues, there were key issues not mentioned like immigration, woman's issues gay marriage. why do you think that was? >> you are right. i think that was very striking. not even mentioned was the 47% comment, mitt romney's controversial comment. i think the moderator tried to keep them in control but wasn't successful at times. you had attacks and counter attacks going on. it was a civil debate but didn't cover ground. there are two more left, both of them town hall type formats and we will see more of those issues discussed in the next two. >> what are their advisors telling them? what do they need to do to get ready for the next debate? >> republicans are pumped. this was a must win for romney,
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this was a make or break moment and a lot of people felt he needed a game changer and got it. for obama this is an unusual situation, he was a gift communicator but not on the game tonight. from the looks here, maybe his supporters are doubling down and say we are going to push him on and cheer him on but he is going to have to do better in the next debates, no question about it. we may see a bump from mitt romney, so right now, this may be back to a nail-biter. these candidates are even in a lot of the swing states so from here on out it is more drama. >> yeah, and some people are saying the president seemed rusty. do you think he was overconfident, distracted, tired? it was his 20th anniversary, maybe he would have been with michelle. >> yeah, no excuses, the no drama obama didn't work for
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him. he did seem tired. he had a busy schedule but didn't practice as much. it showed he was prepared. obama was not on top of it when it came to details and not there on the attack when romney mentioned statements that should have been challenged such as the issue of cuts from medicare, analysts have said that is not the case. so we will see how he does. i am -- be interested to see how he is going to address his performance today and what the spin is from the obama campaign. >> that is interesting. the next debate is the vice- presidential debate, that will be interesting as will. all right. carla, san francisco political reporter joining us live from a rally for president obama after the debate in denver, colorado, thank you, carla. >> thanks for having me. >> we have more information on the debate on our website including a fact check of the
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statements made, a lot of numbers, facts and figures thrown out. find that there. >> 7:50. glaring deficiencies, tough criticism of the oakland police department. pam cook is in our newsroom with this call to action to make things better and safer in oakland. what is that about? >> it actually all started 10 years ago with an oakland police scandal known as the riders case and has resurfaced with the occupy movement. police response to occupy oakland last october is called troubling. that comes from the monitor appointed by the court after the rider case to oversee the actions of the oakland police department. he says that the report on the occupy incident finds that oakland police were understaffed and insufficiently prepared during that clash. the new report has recommendations and that is the
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big concern, is the police following these recommendations. in our next report we will talk more about this, the reforms called for and how they could lead to drastic changes for police. live in the newsroom. pam cook, back over to you. >> police have disclosed more information about the fatal police shooting of allen blueford. the department released several reports from officers, technicians and the coroner's office. some of the witnesses say blueford was holding a gun or was reaching for it when officer masso shot and killed him. masso also had a camera on his uniform but we don't know if he turned it on. police say they recovered a gun near his body, reportly an ammo clip with his thumb print on it. >> a law is being challenged. right now they do not allow
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them to decorate their homes for halloween and some are required to place a sign on their door. now an attorney has filed a lawsuit on behalf of 5 saying the regulations violent their civil rights. >> basically what does halloween have to do with the crime committed and yeah pedophiles are ickey and i don't want my kid going and trick or treating at their house but that is what i report. >> so far this is the first law to be challenged in court. >> 7:52. a wild animal running loose down a busy street in florida. this is where it happened. how a t-shirt helped end this wild situation. >> plus sal will have a check on the roads, including once again slow traffic conditions on 280 in san jose. we are the sons and daughters of farmers who made cheese;
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7:55, an emu back with its owner after running loose. the bird jumped its its enclosure and did that to get it undercontrol. >> sal, no tacos on 280 is it? >> no, nothing like that but slow. joe said this traffic is terrible. he said it a different way but it is terrible on 101, 280, lease go there now and take a look at 280. 280 is slow, 101 is slow, 85 is slow, trying to get to sunnyvale or cupertino or mountain view from there or there it is going to take you a while. let's move quickly and take a look at the bay bridge, that is slow backed up beyond the maze, contra costa county, highway 4 and 680 slow and 80 is backed
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up through pin through pinole and richmond let's go to steve. >> temperatures cooler, 15 to 20 degrees and tough on the coast to get out of the of the 50s and 60s, a breeze here gusting and lots of gray skies west-southwest 29 at travis. yesterday it was calm. low spinning out there is on its way, it might not get here until sunday or monday and has picked up fog and turned the wednesday westerly and will keep us in a cool pattern and gusts almost to 30 today, 50s, 60s, 70s or 80s, after today the 80s are gone for a little bit. 70s under a cool pattern here into the web end. >> thank you, steve, 7:47, a heartbreaking loss for a young girl. the pet stolen from her and how city officials are coming together to solve the crime. >> what we are finding out
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about a former marine accused of opening fire on his neighbors in vallejo. >> backed up bart train and frustrated papping swrers, we will tell you about the problem that caused delays on mornings on 2. send comments to comments@captioncolorado.com captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome back, i am tori campbell. >> i am dave clark, thursday, october the 4th. >> relief for bart riders awful trains on time after a delay. alex savidge is there to explain why it returned faster than preditted. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, yes those delays on the system have cleared up. all the trains are on time. earlier this morning trains were backed up because of a stalled maintenance vehicle that stalled here south of the mcarthur station, a lot of passengers frustrated, they waited longer than normal, up to 40 minute delays on some lines. everything started about 4:30 this morning when a work vehicle that rides on the bart
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tracks to do repair work came off the tracks. that slowed the bart trains trying to get through the area and, of course caused delays. bart riders, the ones we talked to were certainly running late this morning. >> it is going to make me later for work, i was hoping to get in early today but it is not going to happen. it is a bit of a hassle but it doesn't happen that often, so it is all right. >> it took less than an hour to move that stalled work vehicle out of the way and another maintenance vehicle had to be called in to push it off the tracks but of course they got it cleared out of the way put the damage had already been done and there were system-wide delays for a short time. workers were called in to this area to lack and inspect this section of track. the tracks looked fine and the bart trains again are up and reasoning and all 60 bart trains system-wide now on time this morning. live this morning at the
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mcarthur station in oakland, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> a fatal double shooting in vallejo may have been triggered by a dispute between neighbors. claudine wong is there now with information. you have been out there since 4:30 this morning as to what led up to that shooting and what we know about the relationship between the suspect and the victims. >> reporter: we are certainly learning more. it has been an emotional morning for neighbors here in this neighborhood. they tell us this has been a very quiet neighborhood. the man who lives here, the gunman, was well-known and was actually best friends with one of the victims who was killed in this shooting who lives right across the street. they say in this house one of the victims always had his garage open, always had neighbors out here and they knew everybody. you can see that put a candle here where this happened. i want to bring in ontario archie because he lives in this neighborhood. i know this has been emotional
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and i appreciate you talking to us. tell us about the relationship between martin and the gentlemen who lived here. >> they was best friends for 15 years, 25 years or month. they was close. you would see him come across the street, go talk to him every day. you know, laugh, giggle, drink, watch sports and all that. my kids would come up here and say hi to mike and martin. >> you said best friends. i know you heard the shoots yesterday, this is not what you imagined would happen. >> no. not at all. i would never suspect this would occur. you had to think about fireworks anded that and had to think on that and then you shot that and not that. >> and especially these three. you said they were best friends and another friend was also here and the three often hung
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out. >> yeah, they always hung out, always be at mike's house talking to mike, chilling with mike, hanging with mike. >> but they fought sometimes too -- >> -- over you know crazy stuff, which is normal, that is normal guy stuff, but you know you would never you know -- no physical, no, you know, just an argument, who is what, and who is this and you know that is normal stuff you know but for that to occur yesterday that is -- that is not -- that is not -- that is not like him and i know that is not like him, so whatever -- whatever -- whatever martin did to -- to hurt him, you know, he is going to regret that. he is going to really regret what he did to his best friend you know and i can't see and imagine, my kids walk here every day. i can't take my kids by here no more you know because i know it is going to hurt my son because he was attached to him and was attached to him and he gave -- martin gave my son -- you know my kids some military stickers
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you know say keep your head out of trouble you know stay out of harm's way, stay out of the police way but yet you did this to your best friend you know what i am saying. >> all right, thank you. >> thank you. >> certainly that is what we have heard from all neighbors this morning is that none of it makes sense. the former marine who lived here, his best friend who lived there, some kind of argument. possibly over politics. and then this happens. we did talk to a woman who says she recounted some of the final words before the shots fired and will have more on that coming up for you. live here in vallejo, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:05. voters face an important question next month. should california keep the death penalty. proposition 34 would end capitol punishment and replace it with live in prison without parole. this fight hinges on the cost of death row. hear from experts for and
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against it at 8:17. mexican troops have arrested people in connection with that. he was shot and killed near a border town. the 4th killed on the job this year. the shooting also wounded another agent. officials say they were responding to a tripped ground sincer. >> 8:05. let's go back to sal. how is the toll plaza? >> another slow day and people are beginning to ask would you is this the way it is going to be and unfortunately it is. it has taken a while to -- for people to get used to it and now that school is back in, it has been back in for a month or so, still slow coming through the bay bridge and getting up into san francisco. also this morning we have had slow traffic in san francisco, southbound 101 slow, southbound 280 leaving the city slow, we had earlier road work there.
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it is just been slow trying to get out of the city. see it here on 101. this morning in hayward 880 southbound slow all the way across down to union city and fremont. the san mateo bridge slow over to 101 and the peninsula traffic is busy on 101, 280 is better although slow there and in san jose just terrible traffic from 85 solid traffic all the way to 80, 101 and sunnyvale. it is usually not this bad. with want to warn you 101 track is very very slow. 8:07. let's go to steve. >> thank you very much. a very good morning and cloudy morning for most. low clouds 24 hours ago, clear skies fog was hard appreciationed to make it monterrey and has done that and
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that. those are your temperatures in those areas. speaking of san francisco, september was cold and foggy, october, sunshine and warm temperatures, from 94 on tuesday to 74 yesterday, 62 today. 50s and 60s, temperatures have not moved one or two degrees due to the fact of the cloud cover and a breeze. almost up to 30 at travis. out to sacramento a southerly breeze there. high pressure has built up into the gulf of alaska. this low is actually drawn towards us. the deal is it is moving, has two speeds slow and stop so it will be with us into the weekend, which means this l coo cooler pattern is here. biggest drops inland 15 degrees, a big fog bank and with temperatures dropping yesterday they continue that today and probably friday and saturday. the forecasted highs tomorrow 60s and 70s from the coast,
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bay, way inland so a big change. 60s, 70s, 80s for most. even ukia and clear lake drop, same for them and them, 78 danville, san ramon, walnut creek 76, 67 berkeley, alameda 65, 70s for much of the area or low 60s towards maybe gilroy, 60s coast, 50s or low 70s on the peninsula, looks like this cooling will carry us into friday even saturday, partly cloudy, cool and breezy, a break by sunday there but temperatures below average. >> thank you, steve. 8:09. some san jose unions and a city council member are pulling together their money to reunite a girl with her publicly. the puppy was taken on monday.
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the thieves also stole jewelry and electronics. they raised a reward for the dog's return. the little girl is offering to add the contents of her piggy bank to the reward pool. it is up to the u.s. attorney's office to decide whether to retry a former san francisco police lab technician. yesterday a judge declared a mistrial in the case. a jury agreed she stole cocaine from a police lab in 2009 but disagreed over whether she did it by means of deception. a hearing is set for october 12th to discuss a retrial. >> the blue angels will fly over san francisco later. news chopper 2 was there when the flying team arrived on tuesday. there they are. today they are scheduled to fly practice runs over the bay. later this evening you can meet the blue angels pilots at peer
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39 at 7:15. remember captain sulley sullenburger? he got a close look at them and road along in one of them. he wrote he jumped at the chance saying he had not flown in a fighter jet since 1979 and the experience made him feel like a boy again. get more information about the blue angels schedule and the rest of this very busy weekend's festivities in san francisco. go to our channel 2 website, ktvu.com, look for the hot topic section on the home page. >> all right. 8:11. back to the campaign trail today for president obama and mitt romney following last night debate in denver. >> under the president's policies middle income americans have been buried. >> at some point i think the american people have to ask themselves is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they are too good -- >> who came out the winner in overnight polls.
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lots of low clouds and a very strong sea breeze. much cooler conditions, inland temperatures drop the most. 70s now, 60s closer to the coast and inland. >> a public memorial is planned in san francisco for chris stephens, killed in libya, his parents recently shared childhood photos of him with
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ktvu at their home. ambassador stephens was killed september 11th when today attacked the american embazi embassy in ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> he did that for them. he was that old when he did that there. in election news both hit the campaign trail this morning with last night's debate still fresh in many voters minds, jacqueline is there with more on what came out the winner in
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polls. >> reporter: tory a majority of people say mitt romney was the clear winner in the debate. analysts say he appeared bitter prepared and full of energy. while president barack obama appeared sluggish, tired maybe even bored. the two sparred over most topics and lot of time spent debating over health reform. >> i like the fact in my state we had republicans and democrats come together. what you did was push together a plan without a single republican vote. >> in the last few years heat care premiums have gone up it is try, true but slower than any time in the last 50 years. >> there will be 2 more, today the president is there while romney is there. in washington, jacqueline feld, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the next debate actually will feature vice-president joe biden and paul ryan. it takes place one week from
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today in danville, kentucky and will focus on foreign and domestic policy. president obama and mit mitt romney will face off two more times. they will met there then and their final debate is then there. >> 8:16, death row at san quintin could become a thing of the past if voters approve that. if that happens the death sentences of more than 700 would by commuted to life without the possibility of parole. san mateo district attorney says the punishment should fit the crime. >> what is the right punishment for the evil perpetrated? it is not just about the killer, it is about what the killer did. >> it is about possible policy, how do we spend our criminal justice dollars, what really keeps us safer. >> woodford is a former warden there. the says eliminating the death
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penalty would save california 100 million dollars a year. privacy advocates are mad at the governor. he revowed a bill that would have prevented them from turning off service. that was in response to bart cutting off service during that protest. supporters say that bill would have protected civil liberties, however the governor says it did not take into account emergency services. >> tragedy has struck an oakland as pitcher, he flew home tuesday for the birth of his son but a day later the baby died. no cause of death has been determined and she is having trouble understanding why it happened. he tweeted please pray for my family. we lost our first and only son 23 hours after he was born with
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no explanation. baseball has their triple crown winner for the first time since 1967. michael cabrera lead the american league with a 330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 rbis. he becomes just the 15th player in history to accomplish that, joining the likes of legends mickey mantle, ted williams, and lou gehrig. pretty impressive. >> yeah, all right, tory, just about 8:19, the as are getting ready to take on cabrera and the tigers in the playoffs. >> that one will get it. >> how the as organization is cashing in on their success. >> cooler weather has arrived, up next steve will tell us about it. >> the bay area commute is not doing well, especially in the south bay but also here in contra costa.
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t, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size.
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navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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8:22. the story book season of the as moves on to the playoffs. >> fly ball, center field, cosco, ball game. >> that was the final play. a sold out coliseum yesterday, they beat the rangers 12-5 to capture the american league west division. the victory on the final day of the regular season capped one of the greatest
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comebacks in baseball history. at one time the as trailed texas by 13.5 games. >> the thing that we preached from day 1 you know is just installed inside of us so they never give up. >> it will take forever, we are so happy to be in the playoffs, we are so on the way. >> the success on the field is translating to big big off the field. hour than 700 t-shirts were sold out in minutes and the as expect to sell out the games. the as will play the tigers, the first two in detroit there. the first game saturday at 3:00. game 2 sunday. the times will travel to oakland for game 3 on tuesday. >> all right, tory, don't forget the giants are heading to the playoffs too, will play the reds led by buster posey, would won the national league
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batting title with a 336 average and also the first catcher to win that crown in 70 years. buster may even be named mvp. the giants will be playing that familiar foe, the cincinnati reds game 1 saturday night, 6:30 at at&t park. game 2 also there on sunday. the division serieses then moves to cincinnati, by the way former giants manager dusty baker is the manager of the reds. you remember this, you can't forget this, the 2002 world series, baker's son was the batboy, ran to home plate in the middle of the play but jt snow scooped him up smooth and took him out of harm's way, he was okay. darren, who is now 13, threw out the first pitch to jt during a game earlier. 8:24, let's get you to where you need to go sal. >> i remember that play. >> i know you remember it. >> yeah.
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good morning, everybody. let's go out and see, we have slow traffic everywhere but i think the san jose area, the south bay is the worst. let's take a look at what we have. look at this slow traffic, deep red, very very slow getting up into san jose, 280 is not a good alternate, backed up on to 680, 85 is slow as well. let's move along to live pictures, 880 slow past the coliseum on the way to oakland to a crowded toll plaza, backed up beyond the macarthur maze. we had stalled vehicles for the moving well so if you trying to get into san francisco you have to allow 45 minutes. now on to steve. >> a fog bank there extending well inland. almost everybody getting in on that if not a westerly breeze that will do that, now some
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breaks in that but a far cry from then when it was hot, 90s there, tough to get out of the 80s for some and will continue to cool down for the next few days, strong wind came up there and moved inland and they dropped 30 degrees and some will drop 15 or 20 today, so everything in place, 50s on the 60s have not changed at all due to that, when you get that there that means that. the low spinning there has been there and will inch toward us then and may not clear the area until then it may not have a little rain but the big message is through clouds cool and breezy, 50s, 60s, 70s, low 80s but will disappear, with your weekend in view a big cool down then, 60ser 70s and maybe
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showers sunday and monday but probably south. >> 8:26, an out of control truck flips over and crashes on a freeway. what it took to rescue two people trapped inside. >> a man barbecuing in this front yard in san jose is shot to death. we will tell you what we know about san jose's 36th homicide of the year. >> san francisco is getting a new catholic archbishop, why protesters will be at his installation.
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welcome back. 8:29. in overnight news san jose homicide detectives want to know why a man was ambushed at
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a party. this attack happened there. janine de la vega is there and you talked to the witnesses, what did they say? >> reporter: they are shaken up. we do know there are conflicting reports. police say they know somebody opened fire on a 24-year-old man here. he didn't live at this home but he was bar-be-quing here when he got shot. 10 people were at the house there in east san jose celebrating a birthday party. police say they received a 911 call at 12:30. when they arrived they found a 24-year-old man shot with a gun shot wound to his chest. one witness, who didn't want to be identified, says the victim walked into the house after that and collapsed. >> he was shot. front, ran into the house and collapsed. he could not -- he could not talk. he was screaming and -- he -- we could not understand what he was saying. >> that victim died at the scene. the witness told us others at
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the party saw gang members running away but at this point police say they think only the victim saw the shooter. detectives say this appears to have been gang related. family and friends say he was not a gang member and nobody was wearing gang colors. nobody is in custody and we do not have a description of suspects, this is san jose's 36 homicide of the year. >> another man was killed last night on the other side of san jose. the victim in this case was apparently in a fight on second street near san fernando downtown. it happened at 8:30. he was pronounced dead at 10:00. >> they are looking into a deputy's shooting of a man there. the incident delayed trains during rush hour yesterday
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afternoon. news chopper 2 shows where it happened. police say the man had been lying oop the tracks and became aggressive when a deputy approached him and began becoming things up to use as weapons. >> he is believed to have been armed with rocks or a metal spike. >> the deputy shot him after he behaved in a threatening manner. police say he is 29 and from san jose and his injuries are not life-threatening. they are vehicling whether he is mentally ill or under the influence of drugs. >> they investigated the out of control truck there then. two people were trapped inthis wreckage. when crews got there authorities say their injuries are not considered life- threatening. this morning police want your help this morning they want to find two men isn'ted of
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robbing a bank in livermore. it happened yesterday afternoon at chase bank on north vasco road. the suspects described as african american men in their 20s with short hair. one of the suspects is said to be 5'9," last seen wearing a white t-shirt and shorts with a purple bag or bandana. a second suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt with a gold imprint and blue jeans. >> it is coming up on 8:33. san mateo county has rejected three reports that question the need for a new jail. 1 report said it could lease overcrowding by releasing low risk inmates. the sheriff said there are areas to improve but he is not willing to risk public safety and another report found that.
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later this afternoon the bishop will take over as the new archbishop and will talk over there then. he has served as bishop of oakland and is a supporter of the gay rights ban. they plan to protest outside the church. >> sal, have you been able to to do anything to help them? >> well, just let them know. that is half the battle. they say it is always slow and today is slower. no reason. we have had fender-benders but it has been slow. it has been slow from there to there. moving along to the
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commutes on the peninsula 101 slow from burlingame to palo alto and the san mateo bridge is a mess, even that is slow down to redwood city area. if we are driving to -- driving to the bay bridge, that is backed up beyond the macarthur maze, so we have had kind of a really tough thursday getting everywhere. 8:34, let's go to steve. >> and a tough couple of days for those of you that don't like the heat but now everything has been answered as far as that cooler pattern. fog, pronounced sea breeze gusting over 30 some areas toward the delta. looks like it will be lear here for a while but it will do that and those are your temperatures in those areas, that is the biggest drop there, san francisco only 74, today 62, santa rosa is 85, today 73. from hot to cool there in two
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days, just two days ago it was 94, as you saw yesterday 74 and it dropped to 62 so it doesn't take long but late in the year for the fog but still there and a lot out there around 2000 feet, 50s, 60s temperatures, not moving much. when you get a breeze for some out to fairfield travis airforce base thy miles per hour, high pressure building north. we are concerned with this low spinning here and all signs point towards this low drifting towards us and being right over the bay area by sunday. it doesn't have moisture but it does have an influence on our weather with a cooler pattern, as long as that is in the picture and close now and high pressure moves out we got that and that and highs 60s and 70s and breezy for most. today good by to these after then. 60s, 70s, most, those are your
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temperatures in those areas. 50s, 60s, coast, city, south san francisco and peninsula low 70s now. continuing on that cooler pattern, friday into saturday, maybe break up of that fog on sunday, temperatures stay cool for the next few days, tory, dave. >> steve time now 8:36, plans are changing for that and two of the teams are furious. fans who get a close look at them. they were supposed to be built there and there and a third area for spectators is being built at marina green. well, now the america's cup event authority says it will slash the money set aside for the village at peers 30 to 32 and instead that money spent on the village at marina green. the teams from italy and new zealand, based at peers 30-32
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feel all the money they have invested in those peers is now a waste of money. >> today the group that owns the peak of the mount will outline its plans for them. they want to open it up to them. the district is scheduled to decide later but it ways on all decisions. they have matched a foot to a missing camper. he disappeared after hiking along the beach. a fisherman found the foot and a section of leg in the water later. now tests have matched it to mchenry, investigators say there is still a possibility he is alive. >> time now 8:38. there is a new study on
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greenhouse gases that claims jane sent roman and chinese societies were making them centuries before that. that is according to that. they say millions were released into the atmosphere by those and those. until now scientists had assumed that greenhouse gas levels didn't start rising until after the year 1750. a uc berkeley study says a chemical found in many plastics products is connected to hormone changes in pregnant women and their new born boys. researchers say the pregnant women exposed to high levels of bpa have reduced levels of a thyroid hormone. the baby boys show that.
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it is found in common items like that. california lawmakers have banned their use for children beginning in july. >> 8:39. a popular japanese clothing retailer is coming to san francisco today. una glow will open its west coast flagship store there. there is a party starting at 4:00 to mark the grand opening. the new store is on powell street there. there are several reports apple's newest and smallest ipad is already in production. it could be revealed before the end of the month according to one. the report says the miniscreen is smaller than eight inches and expected to cost less than 500 collars. other company's minitablets cost around 200 dollars haven't the new ktvu ipad app is ready to download. watch our newscasts live plus
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san mateo bridge is a mess. we have a new crash near the toll plaza, and a truck moving along, more trouble on that bridge. we are advising you not to use this bridge so slow, when you get to 101 a parking lot there, a car fire sig alert there, that has been cleared. this is turning into a terrible thursday,, illitration
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intended. >> they fell, that suggested that. the u.s. factory orders fell 5.2% mostly because of a drop in volatile aircraft demands. taking a live look at the big board, the dow up 65. the nasdaq is up slightly about 68 cents and s&p up 7. we just checked, the hewlett-packard stock is down about 2.25, to 14.57, shares of the company fell to a 9 year low yesterday, that is after ceo meg whitman said the company is likely to see its earnings fall by more than 10% next year. american airlines and its pilots union are back at the bargaining table. the pilots are the only major work group that has not agreed to a contract concession since american filed for bankruptcy. passengers have started to complain as american's ontime arrival rate has dropped in recent weeks due to excessive
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maintenance check requests and sick calls. 1 agency reports travelers have started asking specifically not to be booked on american airlines. >> 8:45. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories. >> i will eliminate all programs by this test, is this program to critical they will have to borrow money from china. >> he is going to have a busy first day because he will have to repeal obama care. >> they did that after that. a new poll who watched show they think he was the winner. back here bart is running normal. early this broke down there that caused a delay. in fact some trains were 40 minutes late. police in vallejo say a double fatal shooting there last night appears to have been
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started as a dice dispute between neighbors. people say they were arguing when they were confronted by a neighbor with a gun. claude deep wong claudine wong has been on this story. so what do you know now about the suspect? >> reporter: certainly there is shock here, very close neighborhood. let me take you to the picture they are paining. this is the side of the street where he lived here alone. on the other side you have mike here. they hung out there doing that and they say there was here along with a friend and there was a fight and when he got a gun. >> mike got in the way, he said martin you are not going to shoot me and he shot him. martin you are not going to shoot me, you are going to go to jail if you shoot me and he shot him.
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>> this happened last night. neighbors say they had 6 to 8 shots. police arrived and there was a stand off. he did surrender after that and the body was taken. neighbors tell us there had been threats made before after debates but the two were so close no one believed he would shoot him. >> martin threatened to shoot them before getting angry about politics. >> did you know he had guns? >> yes. >> he wants to let loose on them over what reason we don't know but it is for the right. that is not right at all. >> sohonager is behind bars accused of that. you are looking at a picture. he did that, but this neighborhood is devastated, everyone here is clear and no one closer than the two who lived across the street from each other and hung out with
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each other every day. live lear in vallejo, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> 8:48. the government is investigating claims that anti-israel protests created a hostile environment for jewish students there. the u.s. department of education launched an investigation into the charges filed in july by two graduates. the complaint says the school's all apartheid weekend couraged that. they say the protests are protected free speech. today could be the beginning of big changes for the oakland police department. pam cook is there with a case that actually started then. right? >> reporter: yes, it did. today the plaintiffs are preparing to ask the judge to place the police department under federal control. while the city fights a federal take over, a new report is not helping the case.
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it finds they were understaffed and insufficiently prepared to handle the protests and says the response calls into question whether or not the department is following court mandated reforms. those reforms were ordered about 10 years ago after a police scandal phone as the riders case. a case of police brutality. now the attorneys for the victims in that case are filing a motion asking for that federal take over. a hearing is scheduled for december 13th. some of those things that will be brought up in that hearing officers response to the occupy protests and some recent police involved shootings. the head of the police union defends officers actions in the chronicle today in light of that report. he says oakland police officers see more violence in a shift than many officers in the country see in an entire year. reporting live in the newsroom, pam cook, back over to the studio.
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>> thank you. 10 minutes before 9:00. oakland police have disclosed more information about the fatal shooting of allen blueford. the department released a series of reports from officers, crime scene technicians and the coroner's reports, some say he held a gun or was reaching for it when the officer killed him. he had a camera on his uniform but it is unclear if he turned it on. they recovered a gun, there was a ammo clip with his print on it. >> sex offenders there are suing for the right to deck decor rate for halloween, they are also not allowed to do that and have to do that. they filed a lawsuit against
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them claiming they violate their civil rights, however most parents disagree. >> they should pan ban them for that. i think they should know who they are and kids should not be around them. >> it is the first law challenged in court. >> this is breaking news that involves this. >> also this is live pictures. the bridge there. sal will have one fine check for you.
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blah 8:54, breaking news in the east bay, police just reported someone tried to attack a officer. details are coming in but there is a report it happened this morning near lake merritt. a witness tells us the suspect tried to shove the officer, that suspect is now in custody. the officer is not believed to be seriously hurt. stay tuned to ktvu and ktvu.com for updates. >> a man used his son's bike to chase burglars. his family came home monday night and found a man circling in front of their home. he says he wept inside, saw the back door was open and heard a noise in the side yard. he jumped on his son's bike and chased after a young man and found three teenaged boys in an ally. the police questioned them and found stolen items hidden nearby. the police cited those boys for
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burglary and conspiracy. there is a concern that more cases of a deadly form of meningitis could surface. it killed 4 people and sickened 26 others in 5 states. most of the cases are in tennessee. the rest are in virginia, maryland, florida, and north carolina. the illnesses are connected to steroid injections. a massachusetts pharmacy that makes the drug is working with officials trying to find the source of the infection. >> 8:56, the final day of oracle's open world event in mosconi center in san francisco. 50,000 people have heard and seen the latest developments from the redwood shores company. today today will hear from the president. micheal lewis, the author of money ball, the story of how the as kept pace while spending less will also speak.
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the ceo of california's biggest carmaker is responding to concerns about his company's financial health. he said the most recent financial company report released is what he calls a worst case scenario and has warned tesla is falling behind schedule and hindering cash flow. he says they will show a profit by the end of the month and make a payment on the loan to the energy department ahead of schedule. >> 8:57. sal you are watching the bridge aren't you? >> it is terrible, dave and tory, it became bad after minor crashes. look. it stopped. it would not recommend using the san mateo bridge at all. use the dumbarton bridge but this is terrible. bay bridge, toll plaza, not much of an alternate, backed up, the metering lights are on
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and slow, i want to quickly bring up my twitter page, jordan sent me this picture of a car fire there, the two left lanes there were stuck because of that car car being on fire. let's go to steve. >> low clouds fog, cooler into the weekend, 60s, 70s. >> all right. >> all right. steve. that is our report. we thank you for trusting
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